Democratic Party Platforms

Colorado Democratic Platform 2016

PLATFORM OVERVIEW

MAJOR THEMES THAT EMERGED FOR 2016
PREAMBLE
CIVIL LIBERTIES
ECONOMY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
LABOR
EDUCATION
ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY AND CONSERVATION
HEALTH CARE
HEALTHY DEMOCRACY
IMMIGRATION
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND FOREIGN POLICY

National Democratic Platform 2016

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Raise Incomes and Restore Economic Security for the Middle Class
Raising Workers’ Wages
Protecting Workers’ Fundamental Rights
Supporting Working Families
Helping More Workers Share in Near-Record Corporate Profits
Expanding Access to Affordable Housing and Homeownership
Protecting and Expanding Social Security
Ensuring a Secure and Dignified Retirement
Revitalizing Our Nation’s Postal Service
Create Good-Paying Jobs
Building 21st Century Infrastructure
Fostering a Manufacturing Renaissance

Creating Good-Paying Clean Energy Jobs
Pursuing Our Innovation Agenda: Science, Research, Education, and Technology
Supporting America’s Small Businesses
Creating Jobs for America’s Young People

Fight for Economic Fairness and Against Inequality
Reining in Wall Street and Fixing our Financial System
Promoting Competition by Stopping Corporate Concentration
Making the Wealthy Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes
Promoting Trade That is Fair and Benefits American Workers

Bring Americans Together and Remove Barriers to Opportunities
Ending Systemic Racism
Closing the Racial Wealth Gap
Reforming our Criminal Justice System
Fixing our Broken Immigration System Guaranteeing Civil Rights
Guaranteeing Women’s Rights
Guaranteeing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights
Guaranteeing Rights for People with Disabilities
Respecting Faith and Service
Investing in Rural America
Ending Poverty and Investing in Communities Left Behind
Building Strong Cities and Metro Areas
Promoting Arts and Culture
Honoring Indigenous Tribal Nations
Fighting for the People of Puerto Rico
Honoring the People of the Territories

Protect Voting Rights, Fix Our Campaign Finance System, and Restore Our Democracy
Protecting Voting Rights
Fixing Our Broken Campaign Finance System
Appointing Judges
Securing Statehood for Washington, D.C
Strengthening Management of Federal Government

 Combat Climate Change, Build a Clean Energy Economy, and Secure Environmental Justice
Building a Clean Energy Economy
Securing Environmental and Climate Justice
Protecting Our Public Lands and Waters

Provide Quality and Affordable Education
Making Debt-Free College a Reality
Providing Relief from Crushing Student Debt
Supporting Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority-Serving Institutions
Cracking Down on Predatory For-Profit Schools
Universal Preschool and Good Schools for Every Child

Ensure the Health and Safety of All Americans
Securing Universal Health Care
Supporting Community Health Centers
Reducing Prescription Drug Costs
Enabling Cutting-Edge Medical Research
Combating Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Treating Mental Health
Supporting Those Living with Autism and their Families
Securing Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice
Ensuring Long-Term Care, Services, and Supports
Protecting and Promoting Public Health
Ending Violence Against Women
Preventing Gun Violence

Principled Leadership

Support Our Troops and Keep Faith with Our Veterans
Defense Spending
Veterans and Service Members
Military Families
A Strong Military

Confront Global Threats
Terrorism
Syria Afghanistan
Iran
North Korea
Russia
Cyber Security and Online Privacy
Non-Proliferation of Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Weapons
Global Climate Leadership

Protect Our Values
Women and Girls
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People
Trafficking and Modern Slavery
Young People
Religious Minorities
Refugees
Civil Society
Anti-Corruption
Torture
Closing Guantánamo Bay
Development Assistance
Global Health
HIV and AIDS
International Labor

A Leader in the World
Asia-Pacific
Middle East
Europe
Americas
Africa
Global Economy and Institutions